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Product Description: "A rallying cry to bring government back under the control of the people . . . Their argument is impassioned and accessible." --Library Journal American democracy has become coin operated. Special interest groups increasingly control every level of government...read more

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9781632861092 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, March 1, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: American democracy has become coin operated.

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9781632861115 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, February 7, 2017, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: "A rallying cry to bring government back under the control of the people .

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Product Description: From a leading expert on election law, a compelling answer to the dilemmas of campaign finance reform Campaign financing is one of today’s most divisive political issues. The left asserts that the electoral process is rife with corruption...read more

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9780300212457 | Yale Univ Pr, January 12, 2016, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: From a leading expert on election law, a compelling answer to the dilemmas of campaign finance reform Campaign financing is one of today’s most divisive political issues.

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9780300223545 | Yale Univ Pr, August 23, 2016, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: From a leading expert on election law, a compelling answer to the dilemmas of campaign finance reform Campaign financing is one of today’s most divisive political issues.

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Product Description: Pay-to-Play Politics examines money and politics from different angles to understand a central paradox of American democracy: why, when the public and politicians decry money as the worst aspect of American politics, are there so few signs of change?• Presents a holistic academic treatment of the topic of money and politics in America that is also accessible to general readers• Includes a broad range of policy recommendations pertaining to lobbying, campaign finance, and wealth• Synthesizes the complex research on the relationship between money and politics, offering readers a clear explanation of what to worry about and what is not a cause for concern• Offers an expert assessment of all the major political reforms to promote democratic government and reduce the negative consequences of money and politic...read more

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9781440850059 | Praeger Pub Text, April 11, 2016, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: Pay-to-Play Politics examines money and politics from different angles to understand a central paradox of American democracy: why, when the public and politicians decry money as the worst aspect of American politics, are there so few signs of change?

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Product Description: In view of the 2016 US election season, the second edition of this book analyzes the way political campaigns have been traditionally run and the extraordinary changes that have occurred since 2012. Dennis W. Johnson looks at the most sophisticated techniques of modern campaigning―micro-targeting, online fundraising, digital communication, the new media―and examines what has changed, how those changes have dramatically transformed campaigning, and what has remained fundamentally the same despite new technologies and communications...read more

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9781138122192 | 2 edition (Routledge, February 26, 2016), cover price $140.00 | About this edition: In view of the 2016 US election season, the second edition of this book analyzes the way political campaigns have been traditionally run and the extraordinary changes that have occurred since 2012.

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9781138122208 | 2 edition (Routledge, February 24, 2016), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In view of the 2016 US election season, the second edition of this book analyzes the way political campaigns have been traditionally run and the extraordinary changes that have occurred since 2012.

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Product Description: For those who assume that increased regulation of political spending is inevitable in democratic nations, recent developments in U.S. campaign finance law appear puzzling. Is deregulation, exemplified by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v...read more

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9780472072859 | Univ of Michigan Pr, October 22, 2015, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: For those who assume that increased regulation of political spending is inevitable in democratic nations, recent developments in U.

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9780472052851 | Univ of Michigan Pr, October 22, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: For those who assume that increased regulation of political spending is inevitable in democratic nations, recent developments in U.

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Product Description: More than two billion dollars. That’s how much money was spent in the 2012 presidential campaign—the most expensive campaign in history. Each party raised and spent more than one billion dollars as the traditional boundaries of campaign financing were ignored...read more

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9780739185414 | Lexington Books, February 27, 2014, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: More than two billion dollars.

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9781498532150 | Reprint edition (Lexington Books, November 13, 2015), cover price $37.99 | About this edition: More than two billion dollars.
9780317013610, titled "The Complete Internal Revenue Code" | Ria, December 1, 1989, cover price $19.50

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Product Description: The Political Geography of Campaign Finance examines the distribution of political campaign contributions in the 2004, 2008, and 2012 preprimary election periods. Using aggregated individual level data, the authors determine if certain areas contribute more to presidential candidates in different stages of the campaign, and if these patterns are independent of wealth and partisanship...read more

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9781137445575 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 7, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The Political Geography of Campaign Finance examines the distribution of political campaign contributions in the 2004, 2008, and 2012 preprimary election periods.

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Product Description: Recent federal court activity has dramatically changed the regulatory environment of campaign finance in the United States. Since 2010, the judiciary has decided that corporations and labor unions may freely spend in American elections, and that so-called "Super PACs" can accept unlimited contributions from private citizens for the purpose of buying election advertising...read more

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9780415833028 | Routledge, May 7, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Recent federal court activity has dramatically changed the regulatory environment of campaign finance in the United States.

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9781138015517 | Routledge, September 24, 2015, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Recent federal court activity has dramatically changed the regulatory environment of campaign finance in the United States.

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Product Description: When Bill Clinton defeated George H.W. Bush in 1992, their campaigns spent a total of $192 million―combined! In 2012, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney spent over $7 billion, including outside funding from superPACs―nearly 37 times more than just 20 years earlier...read more
By Jim Arkedis (contributor) and Lindsay Mark Lewis

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9781137279583 | St Martins Pr, October 21, 2014, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: When Bill Clinton defeated George H.

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Product Description: Foreword by Senator Bernie SandersFresh from the first 10 billion election campaign, two award-winning authors show how unbridled campaign spending defines our politics and, failing a dramatic intervention, signals the end of our democracy...read more

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9781568587073 | Nation Books, June 11, 2013, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Fresh from the first 10 billion election campaign, two award-winning authors show how unbridled campaign spending defines our politics and, failing a dramatic intervention, signals the end of our democracy.

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9781568589534 | Nation Books, September 2, 2014, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Foreword by Senator Bernie SandersFresh from the first 10 billion election campaign, two award-winning authors show how unbridled campaign spending defines our politics and, failing a dramatic intervention, signals the end of our democracy.

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Product Description: The amount of money flowing through U.S. politics continues to astound. "While not all expenditures are reported," writes David Magleby, "our best estimate is that at least $8 billion was spent in the 2012 federal elections." In this essential volume, the latest in a quadrennial series dating back to 1960, Magleby and his colleagues reveal where all this the money came from, where it went, what were the results—and why it matters...read more
By David B. Magleby (editor)

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9780815725633 | Brookings Inst Pr, September 26, 2014, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The amount of money flowing through U.

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Product Description: Mark Hanna—the turn-of-the-century iron-and-coal-magnate-turned-operative who leveraged massive contributions from the robber barons—was famously quoted as saying: “There are two things that are important in politics. The first is money, and I can't remember what the second one is...read more

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9781610393386 | Public Affairs, June 3, 2014, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Mark Hanna—the turn-of-the-century iron-and-coal-magnate-turned-operative who leveraged massive contributions from the robber barons—was famously quoted as saying: “There are two things that are important in politics.

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Product Description: In the wake of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010), the case that allowed corporate and union spending in elections, many Americans despaired over the corrosive influence that private and often anonymous money can have on political platforms, campaigns, and outcomes at the federal and state level...read more

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9780801452277 | Cornell Univ Pr, December 17, 2013, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In the wake of Citizens United v.

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Product Description: This book looks at networks of individual donors during early stages of presidential primary electons to determine party unity. It directly challenges the commonly-held perception that a "divisive" primary is a problem for the political party in the general election.

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9781137322791 | Palgrave Pivot, June 20, 2013, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This book looks at networks of individual donors during early stages of presidential primary electons to determine party unity.

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Product Description: Close competition for majority party control of the U.S. House of Representatives has transformed the congressional parties from legislative coalitions into partisan fundraising machines. With the need for ever increasing sums of money to fuel the ongoing campaign for majority control, both Republicans and Democrats have made large donations to the party and its candidates mandatory for members seeking advancement within party and congressional committee hierarchies...read more

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9780472118137 | Univ of Michigan Pr, March 21, 2012, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: With the need for ever increasing sums of money to fuel the ongoing campaign for majority control, both Republicans and Democrats have made large donations to the party and its candidates mandatory for members seeking advancement within party and congressional committee hierarchies.

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9780472035274 | Reprint edition (Univ of Michigan Pr, April 16, 2013), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Close competition for majority party control of the U.

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Product Description: Why do some 30 million people in the United States give money to political candidates and causes―even though most individual contributions are irrational from the perspective of a strict cost-benefit analysis? How do campaign fundraisers tap into potential donors' motivations? Exploring three decades of historical data and also drawing extensively on the insights of contemporary campaign directors and consultants, Bertram Johnson makes sense of why people give and considers what this means for the campaign finance system, and the quality of representation, in the United States...read more

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9781935049555 | Lynne Rienner Pub, April 15, 2013, cover price $58.00 | About this edition: Why do some 30 million people in the United States give money to political candidates and causes―even though most individual contributions are irrational from the perspective of a strict cost-benefit analysis?

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Product Description: A controversial presentation of how new elections laws and practices--PACs, Super PACs, 527s, and related mechanisms--are allowing a handful of rich, anonymous individuals to buy elections and effectively deny Americans their most basic right under the Constitution: the right to cast a democratic vote...read more

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9781938804007 | Velocity Pr, August 21, 2012, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A controversial presentation of how new elections laws and practices--PACs, Super PACs, 527s, and related mechanisms--are allowing a handful of rich, anonymous individuals to buy elections and effectively deny Americans their most basic right under the Constitution: the right to cast a democratic vote.

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Product Description: The Constitution sets out three eligibility requirements to be President: one must be 35 years of age, a resident within the United States for 14 years, and a natural born Citizen. There is no Supreme Court case which has ruled specifically on the presidential eligibility requirements, and this clause has been the subject of several legal and historical treatises over the years, as well as more recent litigation...read more
By Riley J. Armstrong (editor)

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9781619429444 | Nova Science Pub Inc, June 30, 2012, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The Constitution sets out three eligibility requirements to be President: one must be 35 years of age, a resident within the United States for 14 years, and a natural born Citizen.

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Product Description: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications...read more
By Nancy Dziedzic (editor)

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9780737754353 | Greenhaven Pr, October 14, 2011, cover price $33.80 | About this edition: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.

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9780737754346 | Greenhaven Pr, October 14, 2011, cover price $48.80 | About this edition: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.

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Product Description: Virtually all democracies struggle with the question of how to finance election campaigns. Although politicians often propose campaign finance reforms as a means of gaining short-term advantage over their opponents, campaign finance laws can be evaluated with reference to broader democratic goals, including the prevention of corruption, encouraging competitive elections and voter choice, enabling citizens and citizen groups to provide information to politicians, and promoting political and economic equality...read more

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9781617700194 | Intl Debate Education Assn, October 1, 2011, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Virtually all democracies struggle with the question of how to finance election campaigns.

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Product Description: Reformers argue that public financing of campaigns will help rescue American democracy from the corruptive influence of money in elections. "Public Financing in American Elections" evaluates this claim and aims to remove much of the guesswork from the discussion about public finance...read more

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9781439906927 | Temple Univ Pr, June 10, 2011, cover price $89.50 | About this edition: Reformers argue that public financing of campaigns will help rescue American democracy from the corruptive influence of money in elections.

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9781439906934 | Temple Univ Pr, June 10, 2011, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: The first book-length treatment of the public financing of elections in the United States

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Product Description: In a five-to-four ruling, the Supreme Court in Citizens United v. FEC invalidated two provisions of the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA). It struck down the long-standing prohibition on corporations using their general treasury funds to make independent expenditures...read more
By Sophie A. James (editor)

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9781612092096 | Nova Science Pub Inc, April 1, 2011, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: In a five-to-four ruling, the Supreme Court in Citizens United v.

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Product Description: Interest groups shape tactics in response to restrictions on campaign activities

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9780472071449 | Univ of Michigan Pr, March 3, 2011, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Interest groups shape tactics in response to restrictions on campaign activities

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9780472051441 | Univ of Michigan Pr, March 3, 2011, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: "This book is a valuable contribution to the study of campaign finance in the U.

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